Mumbai: A fire broke out in an under-construction building near Kamala Mills compound on Saturday. At least five fire tenders are at the spot to take control of the situation. Also Read - Delhi: Major Fire Breaks Out at Automobile Service Centre in Uttam Nagar
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On Friday, nearly a dozen godowns were gutted in two separate fire incidents in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi town. No casualty was reported in both the incidents. Also Read - Fire Breaks Out at Biocell Company in Thane, Fire Tenders Rush to Spot
A fire broke out in godowns housing paper and cardboard items located in Jairaj Complex of the town at around 5.30 PM in which at least 11 godowns were destroyed. Firefighters from Thane, Bhiwandi, Kalyan and Ambernath were engaged in dousing the flames.
In the other incident, the fire destroyed a scrap godown. Items stored in the godown, a tailoring shop nearby and some motorcycles were destroyed in the blaze, the cause of which was not immediately known.
In yet another incident, a major fire broke out at a high-rise in Tilak Nagar area of Mumbai’s Chembur that claimed the life of at least five people. The parents of a policeman were also among the deceased. Two others, including a fireman, were reportedly injured in the incident. As soon as the matter was reported, eight fire tenders, one water tanker and ambulances were rushed to the spot.
On December 27, at least sixteen people were injured in a level-two fire in a godown on Dongri Jail Road in Mumbai’s Bhendi Bazaar. All those wounded were rushed to SSKM Medical College. No casualty had been reported that day as well.
For the uninitiated, it has been a year since a major fire broke out at Mojo’s Bistro and spread like a wildfire to the 1Above restaurant in Kamala Mills. The horrific blaze killed 14 people that night and left many injured.